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Fall 2012 Webinar: “Do It Yourself” Educational Description: Guidelines and Tools - Oct 24th, 2012 at 2pm EST

posted Oct 10, 2012, 9:36 AM by Korie Boctor   [ updated Oct 11, 2012, 1:41 PM ]
Join us for a free, forward-looking webinar on the changing world of educational video description on October 24, 2012. The webinar will focus on training educators on how to create their own video description using free, readily available software. This Webinar is a presented by: The Described and Captioned Media Program (DCMP)Video Description Research and Development Center and other partners in the Description Leadership Network (DLN).  Register for free online at webinars.dcmp.org.

Topics covered in this Webinar:

  • An update of the activities of the VDRDC
  • The “Dos and Don’ts” of description
  • Step-by-step tutorials of two FREE software programs which can be used to add description to media
  • An overview of resources for obtaining described materials for use in the classroom.

CEU credit, through the Academy for Certification of Vision Rehabilitation and Education Professionals (ACVREP), will be available to participants. For more information about the CEU's, contact webinars@dcmp.org.

Wednesday, October 24th, 2012, 2pm EST.

Register online for free

This exciting and interactive presentation is perfect for teachers, administrators, and parents who want to learn about the latest developments in video description technology and how it can help students who are blind and visually-impaired in educational settings.

Future Webinars will cover such topics as using smartphones for unobtrusive real-time description, creating wiki-style description for educational video, and more.

**If you missed the first Webinar held in January 2012, it is now archived and available online.**